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  • Ms. Edugyan seems to have invented a between-the-wars black jazz-musicians' dialect, which takes some getting used to even if it is true to history.

    Time, Again, for Posh Bingo

  • In the between-the-wars years it attracted retired colonials (and colonels) who found something akin to the life they'd been used to in adopting the sun-baked South facing Downland.

    Village of Mystery

  • The three-part series, which begins next week, packs in more misty scenes of the English countryside, drawing-room dialogue and between-the-wars bittersweetness than even your average PBS extravaganza.

    Vita &Amp; Violet &Amp; Oh, Yes, Harold

  • If Airth's between-the-wars detective fiction is even half as good as Philip Kerr's Berlin Noir, we will be in high cotton.

    More from the River of Darkness

  • The lobby reeked of a dark, smoldering sexuality and between-the-wars decadence.

    Eye of the Beholder

  • In addition, there are encounters with an Aunt Lavinia, a secretly suicidal between-the-wars good-time girl: both this book and The Bad Sister achieve their best subjects in a depiction of the fascinating leisure of a woman of fashion.

    Ladies in Distress

  • The United States, unlike Germany, did not produce a totalitarian solution to its between-the-wars troubles, argues Barraclough, neglecting to add that Italy did.

    The Nazi Disease

  • Blundell Jones is selling White Cottage, with four bedrooms, at £1.075 million, still in its original between-the-wars state. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Set during the political volatility of between-the-wars Italy, Hayao Miyazaki's animated 1992 adventure

    NYT > Home Page

  • Compared with his vanguard associates of the between-the-wars era - Marsden Hartley - he was a flinty pragmatist.

    NYT > Home Page


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